drawbridge

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draw·bridge

noun \-ˌbrij\

: a bridge that can be raised up so that people cannot cross it or so that boats can pass under it

Full Definition of DRAWBRIDGE

:  a bridge made to be raised up, let down, or drawn aside so as to permit or hinder passage — see castle illustration

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First Known Use of DRAWBRIDGE

14th century

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